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Meet Our Team

Nate Lombardi

Nate Lombardi

(Captain Groovy)
Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso

Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso “Mrs. Produce-a”

(Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso is a Tony and Emmy Award Winner producer who is a business consultant for The Groovy Projects. She is the president of Awaken Entertainment.)
Adam Web

Adam Web "The Music Master"

(Adam and Amanda Season's Go, Adam Web, Adam and Nyke, Philadelphia Singer songwriter competition winner, New Thought Church)
Nicole Nicholson

Nicole Nicholson "Supa Teach"

(Teacher - long island, NYU)
Bryan Campione

Bryan Campione "Mr. Magnifier"

(Owner of Broadway Buzz, Rock and Roll Debauchery)
Matt Cerisano

Matt Cerisano at Zipline Media"Video Wizard"

(Rutgers, videographer, Goodbye Blue Monday)
Kirk Carmichael

Kirk Carmichael "Iron Man"

(Columbia University, Laurelton Queens, Gamer)
Sagine Valla

Sagine Valla "Jean Gray"

(Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, Blacklist, Redemption)
Jesus Eduardo Ceballos Padilla

Jesus Eduardo Ceballos Padilla"Gandalf"

Founder - Dinsarty Design

Fundraising Committee

John Zelenka

John Zelenka

Lumos Foundation- Interim director of Philanthropy, The Future Project-Senior Director of Partnerships, BUILD- Director of Strategic Partnerships Education: Cornell University
Jennifer Wines

Jennifer Wines

Fidelity Investments-Private Wealth Management, JP Morgan Chase Hedge Fund Principal Group, Atlantic Trust- Wealth Strategy Group, Education: Suffolk University Law School, University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Private Wealth Advisement)
Chelsea Toler

Chelsea Toler

Philanthropist and Doctoral student skilled in Community Education, Intergenerational and Next-Gen Education, Family Office Giving and Investing, and Community Engagement. Liaison to 11 Family foundations and 750 nonprofits in Austin, TX
Maryn Soref

Maryn Soref

Philanthropist, Angel Investor, Super connector, Film Producer, Early stage advisor
Patrick Kennedy

Patrick Kennedy

A business development professional with 20 years of experience in the tech and digital media spaces. Patrick focus on building relationships that drive revenue growth, corporate strategy, establishing market presence/partnerships and identifying new opportunities.
Neil Backhouse

Neil Backhouse

Neil is first and foremost an aviation professional with over 25 years-experience but is also passionate about protecting the environment.

Programming Committee

Neil Kaapuni

Neil Kaapuni

Hyperkinetic Studio- Sonic, Bladerunner, Spiderman Homecoming, Pixar. Developer/Strategist, SPACES Inc. – Senior Engineer, Glu Mobile Senior Game Developer Education: UCLA
Tomo Moriwaki

Tomo Moriwaki

CCO of Hyperkinetic Studios
Andrew Luis Flores

Andrew (Luis) Flores

2 Time Emmy Nominated / 7 Time PromaxBDA Winning Content Creator
Jerry Mitchell

Jerry Mitchell

16 Tony/Drama Desk Award nominations, with three wins
Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso

Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso “Mrs. Produce-a”

(Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso is a Tony and Emmy Award Winner producer who is a business consultant for The Groovy Projects. She is the president of Awaken Entertainment.)
Elizabeth Sarquis

Elizabeth Sarquis

Founder and CEO of Jukko and Global Gaming Initiative

Growth Committee

Lina Constantinovici

Lina Constantinovici

Founder of Innovation 4.4, Bvc Fund, Board of Directors for a dozen companies
Catherine Wu

Catherine Wu

(accountability on OKRs)
GIna Otto

Gina Otto

12 Years as a producer with Lucasfilm, Viacom, CBS, NBC, Best Selling Author of Cassandra’s Angel, Chief Impact Officer of Virgin Galactic Zero Space Concert that will plant a trillion trees over the next 10 years.
Dustin Stein

Dustin Stein

New York City Transactional Attorney, Adjunct Professor and and 326 Gallery Owner.

Education / Mental Health

Joshua Freedman

Joshua Freedman

Founder of Innovation 4.4, Bvc Fund, Board of Directors for a dozen companies
Steve Culbertson

Steve Culbertson

CEO, Youth Service America
Vince Ferguson

Vince Ferguson

Williamsburg Charter High School, CEO Higher Level Music, The Leadership Program, Sr Credit Analyst TD Bank.

Partners

ASTEP
Accent Dance NYC
Be Social Change
Broadway Cares
Child Center NY
The Children's Aid Society
101st Precinct
Hyperkinetic
Freestyle Love Supreme Academy
Innovation 4.4
Global Gaming Initiative
Nexus Global Youth Summit
Nova Impact
Six Seconds
OCDE
Top Tier Impact
SFTCO
Triangle Aircraft Services
Youth Service America